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January 15, 2017

Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017

Thank you for providing the opportunity for us to make a submission on behalf of our more than 70,000 members who create and make manufactured goods in Australia. Government procurement, when done correctly, provides a significant boost to local businesses and industries. It supports jobs, innovation and growth – particularly for small and medium businesses as they try to grow and tap into new markets.

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November 10, 2016

Submission: retirement of coal fired power stations

Inquiry into the Retirement of coal fired power stations The need for a just transition The AMWU has a proud history of advocating for a just transition for workers affected by structural adjustments in our economy. Our 2008 Just Transition policy paper (Attachment A) contains many prescriptions which are still relevant today. We also recently made written (Attachment B) and oral submissions (Attachment C) to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties inquiry into the Paris Agreement, which we recommend to the Committee. In these submissions, we have highlighted our concerns about the impact that the closure of the Hazelwood power plant on the surrounding community which already has an unemployment rate more than three times higher than the state.

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December 05, 2015

Senate Inquiry: Fair Entitlements Guarantee 2014

The AMWU's submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Fair Entitlements Guarantee 2014.

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November 01, 2015

Senate Inquiry: Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014

The AMWU's submission to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014. 

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June 19, 2015

Paper: A Prosperous Australia is an Australia with Strong Manufacturing

Paper: A Prosperous Australia is an Australia with Strong Manufacturing

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June 15, 2015

Submission: Design of the Emission Reduction Fund

Submission: Design of the Emission Reduction Fund.

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June 15, 2015

Submission: Economic Review of South Australia

Submission: Economic Review of South Australia.

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June 15, 2015

Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry: Government Support for Australian Defence Industry Exports.

Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry: Government Support for Australian Defence Industry Exports.

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June 15, 2015

How to write a Senate Submission.

How to write a Senate Submission

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February 05, 2015

Inquiry into the Future of the Australian Automotive Industry

The AMWU has submitted to the Senate Inquiry into the Future of Australian Automotive Industry. 

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